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A Thought about Taxation

The institution of taxation is not a civilized but a barbaric method to fund anything . . . it amounts to . . . a gross violation of human liberty."

~ Tibor R. Machan

Source: page 48, "As Certain as Death: Quotations About Taxes," 2010, compiled by Jeffrey L. Yablon, TaxAnalysts.com.

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Tibor R. Machan (1939 - 2016) was a Hoover research fellow, Professor Emeritus, Department of Philosophy, Auburn University, Alabama, and held the R. C. Hoiles Endowed Chair in Business Ethics and Free Enterprise at the Argyros School of Business & Economics, Chapman University. (Profiles, Mises Institute)

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